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made by bicycle, average in the netherlands. denmark, 18%, germany, 10%. and in the u.s., average in your country is 1%. the latest figures i've got. and as i've told you it's the average, 27%. but if you have a closer look and you look at short-distance trips then it's 34% on the bike and 15% of trims up to 10 miles we also use the bicycle. still a great share. and we have two cities that are top of our bike use. the city of gronig and the city of shola. over 50 october of of all trips daily made by bike. and for regional use of the bicycle. got some figures compared to a car. then you can see that schoolchildren use the bicycle very frequently for education. and still businessmen use the car a lot. and social recreational reasons. a reason for using the bike and shopping. we like to go shopping on our bikes. come to that later. and when it comes to gender. who's using the bicycle. i'm told that the netherlands is very typical on this. we have more women on bikes then -- than men. and the most intense users are girls from the age of 12 to 18 and that's easy to explain because i o
such a great crowd here for what for us is an extremely important event. my name is ed reiskin. i'm the transportation director here in san francisco and very pleased to welcome you all here this morning for what we expect will be a very lively and productive couple of days here in san francisco. the san francisco m.t.a. is the agency that's charged with implementing the city's transit first policy, which is about getting people out of their cars and into more sustainable modes of transportation, such as bikes, such as walking and transit in our great muni system. as someone who myself gets around the city often by bike, and i do that by choice, but more importantly, i'm given the charge of our agency to get folks out oaf their cars. i can't tell you how exciting it is for me to think all of the brain power and enthusiasm for cycling that's in this room are going to spend the next two days working with us to help us figure out how we can do every -- even better. although we've done a lot in terms of bicycling and increasing the mode of bicycling as a transportation of choice and w
and the united states, say their countries must make progress in relocating the u.s. base. in okinawa. defense minister, yasuo ichikawa, and defense secretary, leon panetta met tuesday in tokyo. each says the government is preparing to submit an environment impact report on the relocation to officials in okinawa with this year. the report is the final step in the environmental assessment for relocation of the u.s. marine corps futenma air station. the base is expected to be moved from a densely populated area to a location closer to the coast. >> this is a critical initiative in our effort to maintain a strong forward deployed presence in the pacific region. and it's also important to reducing the impact of our bases in okinawa. >> panetta says it's necessary to make progress on the relocation plan. the u.s. and japan signed an agreement in 2006. ichikawa says japan hopes to strengthen its alliance with the u.s. and it faces security issues related to north korea and china. panetta says the u.s. is a pacific country and it intends to military power in the region. maintain its presence in of mi
ly-zoned area. verizon has not shown that it has explored alternatives to the location. it uses a variety of poll- mounted antennas and has not mentioned why it cannot do the same for the richmond district. for example, exhibit g in your packet is a map many of british by companies that can accommodate more than one wireless carrier. the technology is a prevalent part of our daily lives. this should be a need for the kennedys using these services. san francisco is a leader in technology. -- this should be a need for community is using the services. installing a new wireless facility without providing data to the city and the public is not responsible or respectful to san francisco residents and their elected officials. on behalf of the richmond district, i ask that you please vote to deny verizon a permit at this location. >> thank you. [applause] >> at this time, why don't we hear from members from the public. could we hear from the first speaker? >> dear supervisor, i have been living in the richmond for over 40 years. this is in the concert -- kaiser hospital. the sixth avenu
these extreme fares which keep rising. [applause] >> i may use commissioner and also the chair of the city services. the commission has talked about this and support of free muni. the youth have to go to school. it does not work. adults, they have a job. it is your legal responsibility to go to school. some have to break the law to go to school and learn and do our duty. that really doesn't work like that. this affects all of us. >> i would like to ask for us to have these passes. >> i have friends who asked me for money and i am supporting free use passes. >> hello. >> i think that kids should have free media passes said that families can have more money for holidays like christmas time. >> hello, i am from mission began and i think that the youth should have read many passes because i feel bad for people who are unfortunate that get on the bus and i see a lot of people get kicked off of the bus because of their color and i think that is unfair. whether they are black, asian, latino, i always see people getting kicked off of the blasts. >> we did not have money in the family. most of us h
, and it has carried us to our destination. have you ever wondered how elevators were -- work? we check out the need outside the elevator using current technology and we learn about the latest destination elevated technology all here in san francisco. we will also visit the machinery where all the behind- the-scenes gears control these incredible machines. we are very fortunate today to have an expert with those who is going to walk us are around elevators in san francisco. can you tell us about the history of elevators in san francisco? the measure -- >> sure. the history of elevator technology evolves with the city. first elevators were installed for moving materials in the 1860's. in the 1870's, the first passenger elevator was installed, and that allowed building heights to go up to about seven floors. starting in the 18 eighties, 1890's, the first electric elevators were installed. that allowed for buildings to go up even higher, even more than 10 floors, and those were the first elevators that became representative of what we consider modern elevators today. >> so the height of buildi
of this board to use their resources or contacts to contact the state legislators or whatever we have to do to find the money. i am willing to turn over every rock three or four times in order to find money. please help me do that. i'm going to start doing that right now. chariman nolan: do other members of the board have questions or comments? we will hear from the public now. we are delighted you are all here and want to hear from as many people as possible. we do have to be out of this room by a certain time. we also have several more items for consideration this afternoon. let's move on with that. i have talked to the leadership and appreciate working with them. the leaders have met with a number of us. let's start. secretary boomer: i will read a number of names and people could line up. let me find the card. what i would like to do is to read a list of names and have people lined up so that we can -- chariman nolan: mr. williams? secretary boomer: i am going to read a list. steve williams, you are first. >> i want to thank the board for scheduling this hearing for 4:00 so that young p
the constraints you are working under. however we can be of assistance, please rely on us. we will continue this item to the call of the chair. supervisor avalosmadame clerk, m 2. >> item 2. hearing on the budget analyst report on san francisco's banking system and options for leveraging san francisco taxpayer dollars and city revenues in financial institutions that can stimulate our local economy. supervisor avalos: thank you. this is an item that was -- i had requested the budget and legislative analyst and to the report. the idea of municipal banking in san francisco. it was something that was on my radar for a few years. when we got to see how our recession is still ongoing, continuing, the urgency behind how we can use our public dollars to help stimulate our local economy has gotten much greater. especially now that we have a parallel to what is going on now, frustration to what is being expressed around the country about our financial institutions, specifically, how our financial institutions have failed us, especially after getting bailed out in the latter part of 2008, 2009. there
it easier to get to your destination. many are taking a position of next bus technology now in use around the city. updated at regular intervals from the comfort of their home or workplace. next bus uses satellite technology and advanced computer modeling to track buses and trains, estimating are bought stocks with a high degree of accuracy. the bus and train our arrival information can be accessed from your computer and even on your cellular phone or personal digital assistant. knowing their arrival time of the bus allows riders the choice of waiting for it or perhaps doing some shopping locally or getting a cup of coffee. it also gives a greater sense that they can count on you to get to their destination on time. the next bus our arrival information is also transmitted to bus shelters around the city equipped with the next bus sign. riders are updated strictly about arrival times. to make this information available, muni has tested push to talk buttons at trial shelters. rider when pushes the button, the text is displayed -- when a rider pushes the button. >> the success of these tests
between most u.s. states that show a large expansion of mortgage credit than those that secretly had large mortgage delinquencies, a link between housing booms and bustss in the u.s. that coincided with financial leverage. they also had the highest leverage meaning the households herbart average ratios. how to think about preventing real-estate booms, via idea that we would like to prevent those and the policy areas that we think about monetary policy with the u. s presentation and argued the underlying conference and government policies. fixing monetary policies to deal with an isolated boom may be too costly because there are some things that hit the entire economy rather events specific sectors. something to keep in mind before using it. and something that was emphasized especially in the latin american crisis but the best size is to think of real space. many countries including the u.s. are favorites of equity with policies in place with mortgage and the number of countries with policies in place, something to think about or how to do with these measures. at the same time, that was one
. it think of mowing the grass in the air. they are looking at the reflection in the ground. that helps us to understand how bad of a problem we have and how to communicate to the self- defense force. they are looking at the same information. it helps us to understand what is going on with the water in the reactors. modeling and simulation that we have at sea is based on what happens with oil. what happens with oil and a radio isotope are different properties. we come up short when we look at what happens when radioisotopes are introduced to overtime. that is a common operating picture. that is what we developed so that, as the next aftershock came in the next power loss incident took place, in the launch floor that we build with the self-defense force, we were able to work side-by-side. we have a hot line to the embassy and ministries in japan as an event takes place, everyone knows. one of the critical questions that everyone wanted to ask was -- and i at risk? do i need to evacuate? the concern that we had was that the level of radiation in the background, which is to say people, the 90
of time has passed. meanwhile, several other u.s. cities and counties and states decided to follow the national academy of sciences. the national academy of sciences had recommended a couple of years ago that city police department and the crime lab's move into an independent status. those cities are seriously considering or have moved to an independent status of crime labs in washington, d.c., houston, and the state of north carolina. i continue to believe that crime lab issues require strong consideration in san francisco to make sure the integrity of our crime lab is not further compromised here this ordinance asks the controller to pursue this. the rest i will submit. supervisor campos: thank you, colleagues. i have a couple of items. the first is a hearing request that the hearing be held at the government audits and oversight committee on the controller's city services auditors review of the sfmta work orders for the year 2010-2011. as many of you know, the mta presently spends about $60 million in the work order services provided on behalf of the mta by other city agencies,
through satellites and other technology that we use. and we have just gotten more sophisticated, and the disasters seem to have gotten bigger. >> is that the answer i would give across the board? is there a particular incident that made your organizations or companies say that we need to prepare better? >> katrina note -- katrina showed the need for supply chain, really quickly. we have been doing a lot of supply chain with nonprofits. the wall street journal had an article that said, what went wrong and what went right? it was about a matrix, and very quickly, within two years, this started -- and they decided to start using the supply chain. in a bigger scale, in responding, first of all, the disasters are getting more serious. we are really mitigating some of the results of that. i would argue that globally, we are tremendously well prepared. in the u.s., we are tremendously well prepared for the most immediate past disaster. but we don't know what is going to happen in the next. there are some tornadoes and hurricanes that are fairly predictable. but i don't think people rea
to help us plan so we can better prepare for the next disaster. you may have recently met kqed staff as they distributed more than 1,000 emergency kits. and the california seismic safety commission. it's worth knowing our kqed website has information and prevention we're doing in schools. richard serino is the deputy administrator of fema. he was appointed in twine. in the two years since he's worked with the director to improve fema's capacity to prepare for, protect against, respond to and recover from and mitigate all hazards. his break through position after 35 years experience. he served as chief of boston e.m.s. and assistant director of the boston health commission. he has served as an interim manager. and for all of boston's major planned events including the boston marathon and the 2004 democratic national convention. no word yet of the boston red sox world series. as a consultant, -- [laughter] >> as a consultant to the pentagon and the defense department he served on the 9/11 after action team to assess medical consequence medical policy and procedures. more recently, rich
is healthier for working with us, or when a customer who comments on the generosity of their experience." it is therefore not a surprise that younger workers united, an organization, a labor organization that looks at the business practices of different restaurants in san francisco, have honored mission pie for being a high road employer. they truly have demonstrated how being good to your workers means being successful in business. it is truly an honor for me, and a great deal of pride, to have mission pie in my district. on behalf of the board of supervisors to karen and kristen, we applaud you for highlighting the benefits of the fair and equal treatment of workers, and a great impact it has on the community. thank you so much for the amazing food and the great service the you provide to the community, and for being a role model for what it means to be a successful business. >> thank you very much. i am struck, being here, and being in such great company of the restaurants that are here -- it is a incredible group to be part of. there is so much happening in san francisco. just becau
trust so that we can confide their stories about police misconduct to us. so the rule is really unique. the stories from our clients about police misconduct are commonplace. everything from a disregard for the fourth amendment, theft, perjury, and the stories -- when you hear them over and over -- there becomes a real ring of truth to them, a consistency that makes it impossible for us, as attorneys, hearing the stories to dismiss them out of hand. the videos are not the first time that misconduct has ever happened. they are just the first time for us. let me use the henry hotel incident as a case study. let's go out and amassed a bunch of videos. which is basically did our job to clients. the residents of the hotel told us what the police officer said was not what happens. we trusted them. we looked at the henry hotel. we got video from december 23. and lo and behold, every word of what our clients were telling us were true. two four two. the videos are just a small sample of what some would say is clearly a culture or pattern. and i do want to say that even in my short tenure as defe
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opportunity for great bike use today but really to be educating generations to come. i want to thank the parks department and commission looking ahead for hopefully their support of a new bikeway on jfk drive. we're excited about welcoming more people to golden gate park with a safe, dedicated, inviting bikeway that is family friendly and connecting our city. thank you, looking ahead for that. and we look forward to riding. >> thank you. last but certainly not least, the folks that we're celebrating today, again, for your vision and partnership -- did i mention patience? our friends from park wide. come on up and say a few words. >> thank you for coming. i want to introduce all park wide the members park. sharyl, jeff, elena, and my husband, luis. we all own our own bike-rental companies. we came together to the form park wide to address this giant need in our city. we're opening of these bike rentals in parks, and we hope you join us and bike the parks. i would like to give everyone that has supported us a hat for that effort. not to be used as a bike helmet. thank you all. >> she did not say
who wrote a letter to us asking that we consider this and make for the considerations in the future. thank you. >> good afternoon, commissioners. i am about a 20-year resident of the neighborhood. i live near page and octavia. every morning, when i walk my dog in the morning, about 8:30 in morning, i see the traffic backed up on page street. i see buses full of people writing that are waiting in line for minutes every single day. this is an improvement that is a long time coming. it was called for in the market octavia plan. it has been studied by the mta. i think it is a really good solution. i applaud staff for taking into consideration a lot of the neighbors' concerns, and i think the current plan addresses a lot of those concerns very creatively. i think it is time to move forward with the spirit the 20,000 passengers that ride this line every day are really waiting for some help. i appreciate your concern, and i hope that you support this. thank you. >> director, you want to talk about this? >> yes, let me just say that i appreciate all the commons. i want to just make sure tha
to be implemented, including new bosses, the repaving of the street, the overhead system, in the 49 commission uses as well as upgrading the signaling system. when all of those elements are taking into nomination, the projects range from $162 million to $216 million. we have a variety of funding from many sources, federal, state, and local. totaling about $175 million. depending on the alternative that is chosen, we either have the funding or we have a small gap that we would need to make up as we move through the design process. this is a common level of funding support for a project that is completing its environmental review phase. quickly, i will walk the three alternatives that are being considered in the environmental document. the first is what we are calling the no project. the improvements and would happen even if we decide not to go for it. replacing our buses on a regular basis, replacing the shelters with the new designs that are going out throughout the system, and possibly considering aldo reporting as a way of speeding the system up. the first project alternative would be to improve
'm mindy basara. >> and i'm stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> i hope to have some good weather news after the game last night. >> weather-wise, it will be nice this afternoon. plenty of sunshine in the picture. a chilly start. this is the end of october. 48 at the airport. a touch of fog in some neighborhoods. that should burn off pretty quickly. mostly sunny and pleasant. high temperature in the upper 60's. that is above average for this time of year. things will change by the end of the week. first we say good morning to sarah. >> we're tracking a few palms, one impacting a major road on the beltway. an accident near the j.f.x. -- we're tracking a few problems. the j.f.x. looks good into town. dorsey road and aviation, we're checking on an accident. 63 on the north side and bel air road. moving well over towards the west side. you may find some delays over towards the j.f.x. with that accident. we start near greenspring. we're watching to see if any delays start to form. we will monitor that shot for you. 95 out of white marsh, a building in volume. that is the l
>>> thank you for joining us. i'm jc hayward. the case resumes against brittany norwood. she's been charged with killing her coworkers inside the lulu lemon shop in bethesda last marg. andrea mccarran joins us with the latest development. >> reporter: another interesting day in court. right now we are awaiting the judge's decision, a critical decision on whether the very gravity photographs, including autopsy photos of victim jayna murray, will be allowed to be introduced during opening statements. joining me now is our legal analyst jim shallic, best known for prosecuting the son of sam case in new york. jim, what is the significance of judge greenberg's decision here? >> very significant. he has to weigh whether these pictures are so prejudicial that miss norwood cannot get a fair trial against the government's right to introduce relevant evidence. this is a crucial decision. >> reporter: and even if these photographs are not introduced during opening statements, they can still be introduced during the trial, correct? >> yes, they can. but the judge has to make the same decision.
and military troops are searching around the clock using heavy machinery. but aftershocks are forcing rescue operations to be suspended intermitntly. many of the collapsed buildings are in urban centers. there are no detailed reports yet on the damage in rural areas. many people are believed to be trapped under debris. the international community including japan and the u.s. has offered to help. but the turkish government says it can deal with the matter by itself. near the quake-hit areas, kurdish separatist guerrillas have been staging an armed struggle against government forces near the iraqi border to the south. the kurds are criticizing the government for declining offers of aid from other countries to cover up the kurdish secessionist campaign. >>> in the turkish town, nearly 100 apartment buildings have collapsed and 169 people have died in the quake. that's more than half the total death toll. urgess has suffered the worst damage. our reporter has more on that. >> reporter: the fire department says these are being used in search and rescue operations. at least 150 people are believed
of ercis to tell us her story amid so many others. >> reporter: rescuers dug feverishly in the rubble of this building. looking for any trace of survivors. then, word came that a baby was found alive. just 14 days old, azra, came out of the rubble naked and was quickly wrapped in a blanket. she was born prematurely, today after 47 hours in that pile of stones, she was found clinging to her mother and grandmother. the rescuer who pulled her out fold us he felt like he was holdihold i ing his own child. "to bring back life into this world is the highest satisfaction," he said. azra was rushed to the hospital. the rescuers went back to work in search of her relatives still trapped inside that heap of concre concrete. then, within an hour -- azra's mother and grandmother have been confirmed alive. the digging has stopped, there's an ambulance waiting over there and it looks like they're about to pull someone out. a stretcher appeared. azra's mother. 20 minutes later, the grandmother. "i never lost faith," azra's uncle told us. "you always believe god will help." rescue crews kept digging.
the location of a stop. we have a big intersection right in front of us. traffic was, blockage wise, we are very nervous about it. what makes us nervous is hearing from many representatives, referring to the eir and the public, and then, which we do not feel we were meaningfully and notified. we want this measure to release take our input, not just where we missed public comment. we want our concerns heard after that. we like what the cac has done, and we trust them. listening to you guys, we kind of trust you guys. our fate is in your hand. >> i want to be clear i understand. are you here representing the business community generally down there, or just a boy in a vista? >> buena vista. we are like one family there. >> your position is you want the f train coming to that area, but stopping at a different terminus. >> not at that intersection, where all that traffic is. we have seen what all the stops look like. i have seen what they look like in the dark, all the advertisement. we are nervous about those things. we have nightmare traffic already introducing a blockage. it makes us nerv
. when i look at the project plan myself to answer your specific question, where do i see, using my background, potential to squeeze in save time? i think -- when the power point was put up, there was a blue area around stage three that really marked the disembarking point where we will get to a stage and try to recap the timeline to see where we work, so we could potentially work very diligently in stage two and three. my goal is the same as yours, and the same as staff, to show value for the citizens so that they can realize the value of this investment, and we will make the best efforts to make sure that is done. >> you are sayicommissioner hecg stage two and three could be done by december? >> yes, we will work with the teams to make sure we squeeze every ounce of efficiency out of our staff to make sure that happens. commissioner hechanova: how do you feel about us getting a system up and running fast and then working out of the kinks? >> one thing, and i will listen to what commissioner walker said, and i agree with certain parts of that, because this is a very complex system.
. nbc's kristen welker traveling with the president in nevada tonight and starts us off from there. kristen, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. the unemployment rate here in nevada is above 13%, so this state is up for grabs in 2012. earlier today president obama announced help for homeowners. here in this las vegas neighborhood. president obama on the road again, accusing a divided congress of foot dragging. >> we can't wait for an increasingly dysfunctional congress to do its job. >> reporter: the president used the power of his office and the optics of a suburban street to sidestep lawmakers, announcing the expansion of a mortgage refinancing program. >> now, this is a painful burden for middle class families and it's also a drag on our economy. when a home loses its value, a family loses a big chunk of their wealth. >> reporter: the plan, starting december 1, specifically targets homeowners with underwater mortgages who owe more than their homes are currently worth. those who have mortgages owned or guaranteed by government lenders fannie mae and freddie mac, loans
the area. they're using heavy machinery to search for people trapped inside collapsed buildings. turkey's home sector says along with the dead, i quake injured about 1,300 others. the tremors were strongest in the eastern province of van. [ speaking foreign language ] >> some survivors are taking shelter in tents. support crews are handing out food and other sulies. the earthquake cut off communications in the area. the number of dead could rise as more reports come in. >>> a japanese expert who studied building safety in the country says he found that in most cases, walls are made of brick. and structural columns are too thin that this makes them vulnerable to shaking. the expert says such buildings collapse easily in the event of large quakes. japan's government expressed condolences to the victims and their families, and says it is preparing to support the country as much as it can. >>> in thailand, central bangkok has flooded again, forcing the closure of nearby roads. ed chao phraya river overflowed on monday, along several hundred meters of its banks, streets are under about 50 ce
, each one of us was put on death row. and right now, you have 135 people have been exonerated from death row. what would be the charge? at of the 138 who were prosecuted, 45 or 40-45 of them was for prosecution misconduct. i am just wondering, since he said that he would prosecute, he would prosecute on what level? >> i do not know the facts behind those cases. >> this is a person who was innocent, but they withheld the evidence to prosecute him on death row. well with the deficit -- will they be charged with? >> we would look for a level of intent and knowledge of the prosecutor had at the time and we would make an assessment. >> with a charge them for murder? >> attempted murder? >> i do not know that there would be an answer i could give to you. i do not know the circumstances. >> just one more simple question. >> i have a question. you mentioned that there were 40 instances of people who were exonerated because of misconduct by prosecutors. have any of those people been prosecuted? the district attorney has been prosecuted? >> their work -- there was one in louisiana, roger jordan. >
and critical networks. we do that with federal civil programs. and we also do complex jobs such as the u.s. census. given everything i have heard, i will focus on one part, the part that as a radio communications. in that regard, there are three points that i would like to make that are shown here. communications before the disaster, it is focused on of ability. what i mean is that it has to work. there are redundancies that are extremely important. there is also a public safety infrastructure network recovery. i dunno why use some new words to say something that is quite simple and quite important. it turns out when the fcc hands of frequencies for public safety communications, they hand out mutual aid frequencies. it is important that those frequencies be up and working. those are common denominators. we have heard a lot today that interoperable eddie has always been a challenge because the radios aren't different frequency bands. they were invented in different decades, and they work in different ways. there is opportunity to work together. i would also like to emphasize the role that w
's rescue teams. of course, the weather conditions are a challenge for us now. it is minus one degree at the moment in the field. all of the rescue teams are still working. some have been rescued. so we still have a hope, and we are continuing the work. >> did you just say 50,000 people are now in temporary shelters? >> no, not yet, but we have transferred 12,000 shelters, 12,000 family tents, which means 50,000 people will be sheltered tomorrow. the teams are still sending them up. >> ok, i see. and also, can you just respond to some of the accusations that have been made to the bbc that there just is not enough shelter, food is not getting around, there are still many families having to sleep in cars or find shelter where they can? >> that is right. of course, we are trying to give priority to the people who have lost their homes. of course, after the after shock, everybody wants to stay in the tents. even if their houses are not destroyed, because they do not have faith in their houses, which means a huge number of shelter requirements, but we are trying our best, and more than 150
, rachel. >> thanks to you at home for staying with us the next hour. former secretary of state condoleezza rice already published a memoir of her life. a book about growing up in segregated alabama, her rise to prominence as a russia scholar. her involvement with republican politics, her eventual ascendance to the highest ranks of the george w. bush administration. that book is already done. she published that book last year. but now condoleezza rice has published another one. a 734-page new book of which all 734 pages are apparently about her time in the bush white house. i have not read this book yet, you haven't read it yet either. we not have it yet. it is not out yet. i will read it as soon as it comes out and condoleezza rice, please do an interview with me on this show about your book. i promise i'll read your book, i promise it will be fun. i know you won't come. "the new york times" managed to get a copy of condoleezza rice's book early. the headline of their review of the book reveals the secret of all bush administration officials trying to ensure their careers do not die with t
, but we are asking that from the police department, as well. do not come down and forcibly removed us. it is only going to incite more problems. and as individuals, i would love to be able to see some of you down there if there is a way for you to be able to do that in a non official capacity, because you guys represent us well. i know a few of you and have worked under you, fighting for issues when you were not part of this body here. so that is all i have to say, and we appreciate your support and when is the neighborhood committee? on monday? we would like to know about that. thank you. president chiu: thank you. next speaker. >> good afternoon, and john from san francisco. these are just some things that i have observed in the city. clothing helps us to be multi dimensional human beings instead of just identify yourselves as a herd of making animals. clothing is better for you, physically and psychologically. too much sun, and the bugs like mosquitoes can be damaging to our skin. privacy is an important part of our dignity and self-respect. kids give away their privacy and dignity
of fannie mae will joan us live. >>> the president what in los angeles last night for two fundraisers. he outlined his administration's accomplishments saying he has done about 60% of what he set out to do and other 40% he can wrap up in the next five years. >>> jury selection proving to be a bit difficult yesterday in the lululemon case. almost all of the potential jurors said she had heard of the case against brittany norwood. experts say the problem ever choosing a jury that is not partial is a big challenge. >> it is very difficult in any case if there has been publicity to put aside what you've heard or learned and certainly where air talk about a high profile case like this. it is extremely difficult. >> jury selection continues today. opening statements are expected tomorrow. >>> police still on the search if a hit and run driver who killed a pedestrian in northwest d.c. sunday. 32-year-old john young kim was dragged several yards and wound up in an alley near sixth street and florida avenue. neighbors say the driver may have turned into the alley to avoid traffic on florida avenue
toward those of us who have anxiety that so many parties have been promised a referendum again and again? it clearly is something the british people want, to have a say over our future relationship with the european union. it is likely the house of commons is likely to vote heavily against what the europeans -- what the british people want. >> i will try to keep my tongue constructive throughout. i completely understand people's frustrations. they were promised a referendum on the lisbon treaty and did not get that referendum because it was put in place by the last government, and it was not possible to hold that referendum. but i think the answer to frustration about not having a referendum about the last thing is not to just offer a referendum on the next idea. the most important thing is to deliver what people want, which is to get the best out of the european union. where there are opportunities, we take them. that is the focus we should have. >> the prime minister rightfully said that the 27 nation states will decide anything on the single market. it has not told the house that the
. >>> british up and comer rummer will join us in studio her voice has been compared to legendary singers she will perform for us live. where you can hear her perform too. >>> she is all the rage right now in england. >> right. >> now making her way here we are excited to have her. >>> okay. >>> hey, tucker barnes is also with us, he is down stairs in the weather center keeping his eyes on what looks to be a beautiful day >> you got it tony should be absolutely glorious highs expected upper 60s light bright sun line no problems with rain and cool down -- sunshine, no problems with rain and cool down later this week. >>> we are cool 52 degrees regan national another cool one overnight 30s in a few spots hagerstown 48 degrees, 47 in baltimore, 52 at the naval air station, cool here for another hour or so once the sun gets a chance to warm up the atmosphere should be a beautiful afternoon, really want to emphasize how nice it will be later today. >>> sentinel satellite, and it is not your imagination if it looks quiet that is because it is. high pressure will be moving through, enjoy today, cha
with many different issues. and wayne freedman joins us with more. wayne? >> we're standing on this sidewalk filled with protesters. now, a couple saw the camera and saw we're live. earlier today public opinion. >> on a quiet street and seemingly many causes, claudia carried one plain sign seeming to summarize everything. >> we need you to do what we elected to you do. >> if we heard that once, we can hear it 100 times from the unemployed, medical marijuana advocates. >> i want him to live up to what he said in the campaign. >> for the record, some people paid $35,000 for an audience with the president today. these people with passion, and on this corner the president never saw or heard them. >> this is free speech. this is something people believe in. >> when elected he said i need to you force me to get it done, here i am. >> so baigs -- based on reaction, it could be safe to say for the president, honeymoon is definitely over, if this were a marriage they'd be saying we love you but we need to talk. reporting live in downtown san francisco, abc 7 news. >> thank you, wayne. there is a lot
and deals for us today. where viewers get exclusive discounts on items like an iphone case, faux leather jacket, skin caroline, a must have for celebrities, some of today's items nearly 80% off. and then, doing my art fern. and then -- >> a whole group of people have no idea. >> no idea. fruits and vegetables, whole grain breads, can too much fiber be too much of a good thing? oh, my! speaking let's do traffic, there's a backup. joy bauer answers nutrition questions in our "diet s.o.s. ". >> tamron hall at the news desk. >> this morning at dawn former libyan leader moammar gadhafi was buried along with his son and top aide. several were present as islamic prayers were read over the bodies. he was captured in his hometown of sirte last thursday. >>> in eastern turkey, thousands of people spent the night outdoors afraid to return to their homes after a massive earthquake and hundreds of aftershocks. rescuers are racing against time to find survivors in the rubble. so far they've pulled several people out alive today. more than 370 people have died in the tremor and some 1,300 others were i
yes. i'm martha mccal em, in for greta. in the report they said the u.s. is likely to get hit again with either moody's or pitch that downgrades us this time around. and that comes afghanistan dared and pours downgraded the united states debt. dennis kneel, fox correspondent, joins us now. dennis, good to see you again. >> okay. >> does it matter if they decide to do it? >> there's a different between reality and wall street n reality this doesn't have to matter at all. it doesn't have to hurt at all. remember the reason that we should fear a debt down grade is because if the debt is looked at as messier and more risky, then the u.s. has to pay far higher interest rates and we will go bankrupt we can't pair our debt. they downgraded us in august and the stock market plunged from 12,000 to 10,000, and interest rates that the u.s. has to pay on treasures went down and not up. the debt was cheaper. why? because when the entire world is in a panic, the u.s., even if it was the thing that set up the panic, turns out to be the best place to go and the safest place to go. so in reality doe
carefully the fine print first. >>> wal-mart, toys r us and other retailers are bringing back layaway this holiday season. you need to know things before you plan on using layaway. the big one, there are fees that go along with the convenience. >> when you first acquire the item you are going to be paying a service fee. you need to be aware of what that is. you need to be very aware of what the grace periods are, so you don't trip up and lose the item. >>> if you miss the payments, you will have to pay a restocking fee and that is usually between $15 and $30. >>> a northern virginia food pan pantry is going to reopen its doors. last week the acts food pantries announced it just didn't have enough food to help people any more. after we featured their story, literally tons of food came in a long with cash donations. this afternoon the pant trillion will reopen to the public today. >>> in another tail of generosity, we told you about juan mitchell. he relied on the acts food pantry to get his family fed. he also relied on a power washer. someone stole the power washer from his truck, ove
the country and military troops are searching around the clock using heavy machinery. but aftershocks are forcing rescue operations to be suspended intermittently. many of the collapsed buildings are in urban centers. there are no details reports yet on the damage in rural areas. many people are believed to be trapped under debris. the international community, including japan and the u.s., has offered to help, but the turkish government says it can with it by itself. kurdish separatist gur i will as are struggling near the iraqi border to the south. curds are criticizing the government from declining offers of aid from other countries to cover the kurdish secessionist campaign. nearly 100 apartment buildings collapsed and 169 died in the quake. that's more than half the death toll. it suffered the worst damage. >> reporter: the fire department says they are doing search and rescue operations. at least 150 people are believed to be still trapped under the rubble. they're crying after identifies bodies of their loved ones. they were pulled from the debris of a five story building that w
start loading us money, they will start lining people money also. thank you and i am glad you held the hearing. i look forward to but i think we should also move to have a state bank to do the same thing because we're not just hurting in the municipalities, we are hurting all over the state. thank you. [applause] supervisor avalos: i think i didn't recognize -- we have a new alarm -- when your comments and, i don't think i heard the last ding. >> i am an independent certified public accountant and i am the treasury -- treasurer of the green party of california. i have a couple of questions. the legislative analyst said we could only put to under $50,000 in any one bank because -- to put $250,000 in 81 bank -- in any one bank. i presume we have this large amount of money in bank up matt -- bank of america because they're so big they could not go under, but i read the business section every day and they talk about how bank of america may go under. so i am unclear on why that standard would only apply to small banks and credit unions. my other thoughts are credit unions are owned by t
to police and talked to us as we were standing out here today. the cab was parked here on pond street right where the channel 9 vehicle is right now. back there is anacostia avenue northeast. according to our witness and the man who talked to police, the suspect pulled the cab driver out of the cab, put him on the sidewalk, stripped him of his clothes and demanded money. the cab driver more than once repeated, i don't have any money. the suspect went through the cab looking for cash, came back, put a bullet into the head of the cab driver. he was able to dial 911 and then he put the cab somehow in reverse and backed into the park where he apparently died. now, according to court papers and our witness, the suspect fled this way and this is where police found the cab driver's wallet, his identification, and some clothing belonging to the suspect. >> court documents say hishad has been charged. he was in the custody of the dc government's services. a sign to a community based group home. but sources say slye had walked away, ignoring curfew this past weekend after he was denied a pass to vi
, tear gas was used. these pictures show a -- scene now more police protesters at this point. it has been peaceful for the moment. you can see it is crowded and there are pieces of tents in the center of that. it is a little chaotic. let's go to a -- amy hollyfield. >> reporter: good morning. they cleared out the plaza quickly. several hours later police are still here. so are the demonstrators. some here at the barricade watching it they've regrouped and scheduling a rally for 4:00 this afternoon. they say they may have gotten pushed out of the plaza this morning but they are not going away. occupy oakland protesters moved dumpsters in front of their camp's entrance when they heard police would be moving in to clear out their camp. the dumpsters did little to keep police from walking into the tent city 4:30 this morning and start making a rests. >> we had 30 that left on their own without incidents. as the officers moved in we arrested 75 people. >> reporter: early in the confrontation smoke and a chemical fill the air and an officer was overcome. police at the scene said protesters unle
gaddafi. now our guides were keen to show us that he was gone. the spectacle was over and the lines had been drawn. the country was ready to move on. g chips in the new libya. this giant fist once stood in colonel gaddafi's libyan compound. now it has been brought back here to misrata as a sign of their achievement. colonel gaddafi's body is the ultimate war trophy of all, and the five days of wrangling over its burial was a sign of the intensive political positioning that is now going on behind the scenes. >> the defeated loyalists are getting used to a new reality. this man is now a prisoner. he was one of those who prepared muammar gaddafi body for burial. he said the colonel's followers have only one option now. >> everything was clear. now the end of gaddafi means a new life. >> but it is not going to be easy. in misrata, very slowly, life is beginning to get back to normal, as people change from their military fatigues back to civilian clothes. the real revolution starts here, this man told me, after the death of gaddafi. this was a peaceful revolution we started back in february.
filipino food to everyone. if you can help us by bringing your non-filipino friends to filipino restaurants, that would greatly help. while we enjoy our fabulous friend, my brother, iran, is going to be -- ron, is going to be playing frosome music for usa contemporary mix of guitar riffs and electronic music. please enjoy the food and drink and in the honor of my grandmotot >> in closing, i just want to make a few remarks to you know, it was dr. martin luther king that said "i have a dream that one day we will be judged on the contents of our character and not the color of our skin." and when i think about the leadership of fwn, marily, president, elena, our chair, these of the two women that stand tall in my eyes. and i can also say that for a lot -- for all of the members here from fwn, that these of the two leaders that make it happen. and i want to thank these two individuals, because whenever i would talk or interview, serving as your co-chair in the selection committee for the nationwide 100 most influential filipinas, everyone of you, when i asked the question -- how did you get to b
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